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Univ.-Prof.in Mag.a Dr.in rer.nat. Ellen Heitzer
Diagnostic and Research Institute of Human Genetics
Head of Research Unit
Liquid biopsies for personalized medicine in cancer
EMail: ellen.heitzer(at)medunigraz.at
Tel: +43/316/385/73819
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Externe ID's
ORCiD: 0000-0002-8815-7859

Fields of expertise

Statistik Austria, science classification

Scientific Expertise

Curr. Vitae

2022 Full professor for Liquid Biopsies
2016 Associate Professor
2015 European registered Clinical Laboratory Geneticist
2014 Assistant Professor
2014 Fachhumangenetikerin
2014 Habilitation
2013 Research stay at the Wellcome Trust Centre of Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK
2012 Wellcome Trust Advanced Course “Exome Sequencing” (9 days), Hinxton, UK
2011 Course in Next Generation Sequencing for rare and common genetic disorders (21 CME), Bologna, Italy
2010 Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Human Genetics, Medical University of Graz
2008 Course “Design, analysis and interpretation of clinical studies” (21h), AKH Wien
2008 Course “Project management” (100h), Uni for Life, Graz
2008 -2010 Postdoctoral fellow and project manager (EU-project EPCRC, FP6) at the Department of Oncology, Medical University of Graz
2007 -2008 Postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz
2007 Graduation Dr. rer. nat. (PhD)
2003 -2007 PhD-student at the Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz
2003 Graduation Mag. rer. nat.
1996 -2003 Study of Microbiology at the Karl Franzens University Graz

Awards

2019 Roche Science Award Austria
2016 Posterpreis beim 10th International Symposium of Minimal Residual Cancer (Senior author)
2015 MUG Forscherin des Jahres 2015
2014 Biomed Central Cancer category Research Award
2014 Förderpreis der Steierischen Krebshilfe
2014 BioMed Central Overall Research Award
2013 Förderungspreis des Landes Steiermark 2013
2013 EMBO Short Time Fellowship ASTF No 65 - 2013
2012 Hans Georg Kress Preis for „Biomarkers as indicators for pain perception and treatment response”
2006 Travel Grant zur Teilnahme am EDSR-Kongress (European Society for Dermatological Research) in Paris
2005 Travel Grant zur Teilnahme am ESP-Kongress (The European Society for Photobiology)in Aix-le-Bain, FR
2005 DOC fForte Stipendium der ÖAW

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2017 -2022 Curriculum Kommision der PhD-Faculty “Molecular Medicine”
Mitglied
2012 -2022 American Society for Human Genetics
Mitgliedschaft
2011 -2022 European Society for Human Genetics
Mitgliedschaft
2018 -2021 Strategy Committee Diagnostic and Research Center for Molecular BioMedicine
Committee Member
2016 -2021 Board Member der Europäischen Gesellschaft für Humangenetik
The Board acts as the governing body of the Society. It makes all the decisions, and assumes responsibility for all matters except those specifically excluded by the Statutes. It is accountable to the membership.
2014 -2018 European Association for Cancer Research
Mitglied
2011 -2016 Österreichische Gesellschaft für Humangenetik
Mitgliedschaft

Reviewer for scientific journals

2017 -2022 NATURE COMMUNICATIONS
2018 -2021 NATURE
2020 -2021 NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY
2021 -2021 SCIENCE
2013 -2020 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER
2016 -2020 JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS
2016 -2020 MOLECULAR ONCOLOGY
2019 -2020 ELIFE
2020 -2020 COMMUNICATIONS BIOLOGY
2020 -2020 NATURE REVIEWS. CLINICAL ONCOLOGY.
2020 -2020 NPJ GENOMIC MEDICINE
2013 -2019 BMC CANCER
2017 -2018 CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH
2018 -2018 ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY
2018 -2018 EMBO JOURNAL
2018 -2018 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER
2018 -2018 JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY
2018 -2018 PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
2013 -2017 CLINICAL CHEMISTRY
2017 -2017 BMC BIOINFORMATICS
2017 -2017 BMC BIOINFORMATICS
2017 -2017 CANCER
2017 -2017 CLINICAL CANCER RESEARCH
2017 -2017 JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY
2017 -2017 MOLECULAR CANCER
2017 -2017 SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE
2015 -2016 TUMOUR BIOLOGY
2016 -2016 ANNALS OF ONCOLOGY
2016 -2016 NATURE PROTOCOLS
2014 -2015 JOURNAL OF CANCER RESEARCH AND CLINICAL ONCOLOGY

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2018 -2020 Dutch Cancer Society - Netherlands
2020 -2020 Friends Of Rosie Children Cancer Research Fund - United Kingdom
2019 -2019 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft ( DFG )- Sonderforschungsbereich - Germany
2013 -2018 Dutch Digestive Foundation - Netherlands
2017 -2017 Ministry of Science and Technology - Israel
2015 -2015 Wellcome Trust - United Kingdom
2015 -2015 Flemish cancer society - Belgium
2015 -2015 Prostate Cancer UK - United Kingdom
2015 -2015 Czech Health Research Council - Czech Republic
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